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Doris Kearns Goodwin

Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin On Leadership In Turbulent Times

If you’re leading through complex times, you could do a lot worse than grabbing some how-to tips from Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, FDR and LBJ. Pulitzer-Prize winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin shares some insights for CEOs who may not be fighting the Civil War or WWII, but still face their own leadership challenges.

Five Ways To Make Your Company A “Best Place To Work”

Everyone stresses a cohesive corporate culture, an environment of continuous learning, committed and engaged employees. But Protiviti CEO Joe Tarantino can boast that he's getting those strategies right, as his company consistently lands on best-employer lists.

Growing Pains: Overseeing A Firm During Times Of Expansion

A CEO is tasked with many responsibilities, but guiding a firm through times of expansion can be particularly challenging.

In Washington, Bezos Talks Space, Scheduling And The Importance Of Good Sleep

Highlights from a recent speech by Jeff Bezos at an event hosted The Economic Club of Washington DC. In the speech, Bezos hit on a variety of topics, including telling the audience that he’d soon announce the location of Amazon’s second headquarters.
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CEO1000

CEO1000 Tracker

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

Manufacturing CEO On Thinking Globally: “The World Is Quite Small”

Mark Gardner and Sappi North America are surviving in a paper and pulp industry that’s been ravaged by global competition from Europe and Asia. Gardner talks about the mindset that has allowed them to stay in business.

Finding The World’s Most Admired Companies In 2018

The Thunderbird top 20 include Apple, LG, SAP, Swatch, Spotify, Toyota, Zara, Ferrari, Lego, Huawei, and L’Oréal.

Firefighter or Architect? Three Priorities Of The Top CEO

The top CEOs are architects, not firefighters. If you decide to change how you invest your time, change from being a firefighter to an architect, by working on the business model, your people, and profitability.

ISG’s CEO Says Values, Entrepreneurial Spirit Drove Company’s Growth

Michael Connors, CEO of Information Services Group (ISG), has overseen impressive growth in the company’s 12 years of business. He credits this to a focus on an entrepreneurial spirit, a focus on client-centric services, a strong values system, and more.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Ticks Up In August

Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs
Strength in the overall economy, consumer confidence and the Trump administration’s pro-business agenda buoyed CEO confidence in August, even as worry persists about rising economic headwinds in the near future.
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PARTNER CENTER

What Really Matters: A Conversation With Patrick Lencioni

In an era dominated by technological transformation, management by metric and unicorn-or-bust business plans, Patrick Lencioni has a powerful, contrarian message for CEOs: Lasting success won’t arise out of better AI or luring talent with dubious promises of “purpose.”

Q&A: Slated CEO Stephan Paternot On Why Culture Is Key

Stephan Paternot is a social media visionary who co-founded the internet’s first social networking site, theglobe.com, back in the 1990s. Now, he’s changing the way film projects are financed in Hollywood as co-founder/CEO of Slated.

Tariffs, Tax Reforms Are Causing Businesses To Reevaluate Global Footprints

With new tariffs and tax reforms today’s business landscape presents a myriad of challenges, but it also provides a wealth of opportunities for strategic growth.

NuVinAir CEO Kyle Bailey Talks Managing Growth

Kyle Bailey, CEO of automotive odor-elimination product company NuVinAir, knows a thing or two about launching a business from the ground up—and managing growth when that business takes off.

BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2018 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

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